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HER Number:MDV3157
Name:BEACON in the Parish of Holbeton


Fire down. About 91m above sea level.


Grid Reference:SX 626 506
Map Sheet:SX65SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolbeton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLBETON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SW/11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEACON (Unknown date)

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

There is no Fire Down recorded on the Tithe Apportionment (Ermington) in this vicinity, although a nearby field is called Fore Down (plot 1575).

Russell, P., 1955, Fire Beacons in Devon, 280. 11d (Article in Serial). SDV336138.

Fire Down, Halbeton at about 300 feet above sea level. Recorded on the Tithe Apportionment

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336138Article in Serial: Russell, P.. 1955. Fire Beacons in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 87. A5 Hardback. 280. 11d.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 15 2017 2:47PM